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Essex County Parks, Golf Courses Open Saturday, But Not Playgrounds, Fields or Zoo

It's official - Essex County parks and golf courses that are part of the Essex County Parks System will be reopened to the public beginning on Saturday, May 2nd at 8 a.m. Parks will...

Baskerville Responds To Montclair Mayors Jackson & Fried: ‘Play Nice’

Mayoral candidate Dr. Renee Baskerville offered a response Thursday to the endorsements of Mayor Robert Jackson and former Mayor Jerry Fried. Baskerville characterized Fried's email, which he sent with a Your Voice, Montclair header endorsing...

NJ Transit To Make COVID-19 Testing Available To All Its Employees

NEWARK, NJ — COVID-19 testing will be available daily in East Rutherford to all NJ TRANSIT employees starting next week. Through an agreement with Agile Urgent Care and Accurate Diagnostics Lab, NJ TRANSIT...

The Montclair Orchestra Starts 50/50 Relief Appeal to Benefit Musicians (VIDEO)

Montclair, NJ - The Montclair Orchestra Board authorized a $5000 Emergency Relief Payment on March 24, 2020, to help relieve financial stress for their professional mentors due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Nearly all...

MontClairVoyant: Mayor Weighs In and Ballots Go Out

DEAR MONTCLAIRVOYANT, Mayor Jackson endorsed Sean Spiller as his successor this past Tuesday, April 28. Your reaction as voters mail back their ballots for Montclair's May 12 election? Sincerely, Chose a Choice Given that I enthusiastically endorsed Spiller's...

Meet The Mayoral Candidates Virtually Friday at Montclair NAACP Forum

The Montclair Chapter of the NAACP Political Action Committee and the NAACP Youth Council will be hosting a live interview via Zoom of both candidates for the Mayor of Montclair, Sean Spiller and Dr....
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Rutgers Engineer Finds New Way to Accurately Estimate COVID-19 Death Toll

A Rutgers engineer has created a mathematical model that accurately estimates the death toll linked to the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States and could be used around the world. “Based on data available on...
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#SocialDistancing: Arts & Entertainment at Home

Your guide to the latest happening online to enjoy from the comfort and safety of your home.

New Jersey Governor: Parks, Golf Courses To Reopen Saturday, Social Distancing To Continue (POLL)

Gov. Phil Murphy announced Wednesday he will sign an executive order to reopen New Jersey’s state parks and allow golf courses and county parks to reopen. This order will take effect at sunrise on Saturday,...

Montclair Mayoral Candidates Discuss Culture, BoE Appointments at Montclair PTA Council Forum

Montclair PTA Council hosted a virtual Montclair Mayoral Candidate Education Forum on Zoom Monday night, with more than 300 attendees (organizers state that 347 of the 420 registered people attended the event) logged in...

Montclair Mayor Robert Jackson Endorses Spiller, Montclair 2020 Team

Montclair Mayor Robert Jackson, who served two consecutive terms as mayor of Montclair, endorsed the Montclair 2020 team Tuesday evening. "I am proud to endorse the Montclair 2020 team in this year's municipal election," Jackson...

Jeh Johnson, Evie Colbert Named to NJ Governor’s Restart & Recovery Commission

Montclair's Jeh Johnson and Evie Colbert made Gov. Phil Murphy's list for New Jersey Governor's Restart and Recovery Commission Tuesday. Murphy announced the members of the commission, stating: "This team is unrivaled in terms of...

Sponsored – Montclair 2020 Progress in Action: Meet The Team

Montclair is a beacon of progress, justice, and equality. By standing up for our values, investing in our future, and continuing to make Montclair more financially sustainable, we can preserve the Montclair ideal for...
Gov. Phil Murphy Remembers Montclair's Thomas Leonard

Gov. Phil Murphy Remembers Montclair’s Thomas Leonard

Montclair's Thomas Leonard was remembered by Gov. Phil Murphy Tuesday, during his daily briefing. Leonard, a long-time resident of Montclair, was 60; he died on April 8, of complications from COVID-19. "Thomas Leonard was a...

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